The JCC is a community partner in enhancing the social, emotional and physical developmental needs of, and facilitating a sense of empowerment and independence in, children, teens and adults with physical, developmental, neurological, learning and mental health challenges.
For more information about JCC Special Needs programs and services, contact the Special Needs Services team at
Classes and Programs
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Start Date: 06/24/2013, End Date: 08/12/2013, Time: 10:30 AM-11:45 PM
Weekly swimming class adapted to the needs
of adults with physical challenges. Taught by a
certified aquatics instructor, the class offers exercise
and socialization to swimmers and non-swimmers
in an accessible and supportive environment.
Start Date: 06/27/2013, End Date: 08/29/2013, Time: 12:00 PM-1:00 PM
This class is designed for people with Multiple Sclerosis and other physical limitations. Using the "Body Awareness" approach of Pathways Yoga, a sense of wholeness and balance is created. Meditation, guided imagery and gentle restorative exercises are used to help relieve pain and anxiety. The class is designed for partipants to either stay in a chair or go on a mat. This wellness approach optimizes the physical, psychological, and spiritual wellbeing of the yoga student's life. Scholarship funding is available to those in need. This class is taught by Angela Wasson.
BAMSI Day Habilitation,
Start Date: 07/08/2013, End Date: 08/12/2013, Time: 6:30 PM-8:30 PM
STRIAR ADULT ACTIVITY GROUP
A monthly social group for adults with moderate development challenges, offering opportunities for a variety of leisure-time activities such as dancing, craft projects, miniature golf, and cooking.